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Police arrest Kingman man who eluded them

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A Kingman man who fled from law enforcement in mid-July has been located and arrested.

According to a news release from the Parke County Sheriff’s Office, David Robert Denny, 32, of Kingman was located at a campsite in the Howard area. Denny was arrested on a Parke County warrant for resisting law enforcement, refusal to identify and criminal mischief. He also faces several warrants in Fountain County for escape from home detention, resisting law enforcement, burglary, theft and possession of methamphetamine.

At 1:19 p.m. July 18, Parke County deputies stopped an ATV on C.R. 1200N, west of U.S. 41, for not being properly registered. The driver provided a false name and fled on the ATV during the encounter. The ATV operator eluded police, but the ATV was recovered.

A police investigation revealed the ATV driver was Denny. Deputies searched for Denny in the following days and found a number of campsites in the Howard area that he had been using.

With the help of drones from the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office, Denny was located and apprehended at 4:42 p.m. July 27 at one of his campsites in the Howard area.

Other agencies assisting in the apprehension and arrest were the Fountain County Sheriff’s Office, Montezuma Police Department and Indiana State Police (Lafayette Post).

It was also discovered that Denny had burglarized a hunting cabin along Melon Road during his time on the run. Many of the stolen items were recovered at his campsites.

Denny faces additional charges of burglary and theft.

He was incarcerated at the Parke County Jail on a $20,000 cash only bond.

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